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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 645 events
from August 19, 2018 to December 21, 2019
in History (x) category

Monday, August 20, 2018

Aug20

Open Garden Days: Alice's Garden at the H.H. Biddle House

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The Tottenville Historical Society invites you to visit Alice’s Garden, an arrangement of rare and unique architectural terra cotta ornaments.
Category: Accessible, Art, History, Waterfront, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug20

Open Garden Days: Colonial Herb Garden at the Historic Conference House

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Discover herbs that might have been used by Native Americans of the eastern United States, and herbs commonly used in Colonial America at the Colonial Herb Garden!
Category: Nature, History, Volunteer, Waterfront, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug20

Adventures in Time Summer History Camp

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
A New Adventure Every Day! Embark on an adventure back in time Van Cortlandt House Museum this summer at our Summer History Camp.
Category: Education, History

Aug20

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug20

Daughters of the American Revolution and the Preservation of the Conference House

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about a few of the women involved and the formation of the Conference House Association. Enjoy photos and memorabilia which show the joy of their success.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug20

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Aug20

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Aug20

Bryant Park Reel Talks: 'Show Trial: Hollywood, HUAC, and the Birth of the Blacklist'

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
This week, Thomas Doherty discusses his book "Show Trial: Hollywood, HUAC, and the Birth of the Blacklist". Scott Adlerberg, resident film expert, hosts.
Category: History, Talks
Free!

Aug20

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth AvenueManhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug20

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)Manhattan

5:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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